12 Famous People Who Used Their Last Words To Flip Off Death

12 Famous People Who Used Their Last Words To Flip Off Death

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Death comes for us all but, as we've shown you before, that doesn't mean you have to go out like a chump. History has shown us time and time again that the greatest way to die is while flipping the bird to the Grim Reaper.

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EDWARD H. RULLOFF Ruloff was a philologist who had a criminal career on the side. He was arrested for the murder of his wife and daughter but escaped.

GIOACHINO ROSSINI Gioachino Rossini was an Italian composer who was responsible for breaking the traditional form of opera. Beethoven once remarked th

FREDERICK CHARLES WOOD Wood was sentenced to death for the murder of five people in 1963. He requested death by electrocution, and was heard telling e

CATHARINA GOETHE Catharina was the unapologetically eccentric mother of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. If she were still alive, Taylor Swift would have t

ROBERT ALTON HARRIS Harris and his brother kidnapped and shot two teenage boys, stole their car, and used it to rob a bank. In 1992, seconds before he

JEAN COCTEAU Cocteau was a prolific poet, novelist, and playwright. Edith Piaf was his closest friend. When Piaf died in 1983 and the news travelled t

ROBERT CHARLES COMER Comer persuaded a young couple at a campsite that he was a drug enforcement agent. He then assaulted them, raped the woman, and k

JANE AUSTEN Austen spent her last days in Winchester, and although her body was decaying for reasons that remain shrouded in mystery to this day, she

NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI Machiavelli was a Renaissance-era diplomat and historian. Before he died, he dreamed of men in rags going to heaven, and well-dres

RICHARD FEYNMAN Feynman was an important physicist who was known for being great at explaining difficult concepts, making science cool, and playing th

GEORGE APPEL George Appel was convicted in 1928 for murdering a police officer in New York City. He was sentenced to be executed in the electric chair

PETER KURTEN Peter Kurten, the Vampire of Dusseldorf, was guilty of a series of sexual crimes, assaults, and murders between 1929 and 1930. In 1932,
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